A spent cartridge ejects from the chamber of an M-4 rifle during a weapons qualification exercise on the flight deck of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Fort McHenry (LSD 43). Fort McHenry is deployed with the Bataan Amphibious Ready Group supporting maritime security operations in the U.S. 5th Fleet area of responsibility. (U.S. Navy photo by Mass Communication Specialist 2nd Class Kristopher Wilson)

On the Front Line of Freedom

Here are some of America's finest guns being used by some of its finest people.

By SI Staff (RSS)
April 13, 2011

With the U.S. tax deadline looming, grumbling and complaints about government spending have replaced “American Idol” chatter as the favorite water cooler gossip. For relief, take a look at the training, ammo and gear Uncle Sam provides the men and women on the front line of freedom—we’re sure you’ll agree it’s one of our nation’s best investments to date.

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One Response to On the Front Line of Freedom

  1. Tony says:

    Very occasionally you’re not the best writers in terms of your wording your sentiment and your use of grammar and attitude and this is one of those rarest of times, but your expression of your sentiment as it is and the photography and your caption writing and the caption credit qualifications elevate you once more. I salute you.

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